Benway Book Club with featured ASCD Author Jeffrey Benson Leads to Transformative Engagement and Professional Partnerships

Meeting Jeffrey Benson Benway School Director, Danielle Bourne, found the  book, Improve Every Lesson Plan with SEL by Jeffrey Benson, while looking for resources for the 2023/2024 school year on the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development website.  Bourne consequently  found her newest confidant and agent to aid in transformation after connecting on social media…

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Free Professional Development and Lunch

You’re Invited!   Our luncheon and professional development took the temperature of Least Restrictive Environment affecting our districts.  Now let’s talk about how to combat the struggles.   This event is open to: CST Members, Directors of Special Services, Superintendents, and Professional Organizations (SPAN, DCF, DCPP, Perform Care etc.) Register Here   Any parents interested in…

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Ms. Ventura Wins National Award

One of our beloved social workers, Lauren Ventura,  has won the National Association of Private Special Education Centers Service Provider of the Year Award.  This national recognition is a prestigious accomplishment and we could not be more proud of Ms. Ventura.  Ms. Ventura will receive her award at NAPSEC’s national conference in New Orleans this…

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NJSBA Article on Benway School Award Winning Transitions Program!

The following article was published in School Leader a publication by the New Jersey School Board Association:   The Benway School Transitions Program The Benway School Transitions Program in Wayne, in Passaic County, started in September 2018. It consists of a partnership between the New Jersey state approved private special education school for students with emotional,…

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22-23 ESY Summer Program

In the Classroom Shark Week  @ Benway  – Megaladon  Megalodon, meaning “big tooth”, is an extinct s species of mackerel shark that lived approximately 23 to 3.6 million years ago. While regarded as one of the largest and most powerful predators to have ever lived, the megalodon is only known from fragmentary remains, and its…

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Innovations in Special Education Award

Congratulations Ms. Simpson for your program winning this year’s ASAH and NJSBA Innovations in Special Education Award! Benway School’s Transitions Program has partnered with William Paterson University’s “Pathway to Professional Careers” placing transitioning students 18-21 years old in a college setting in order to acquaint them with a new environment much larger than that of…

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Free Lunch and Learn April 1st

Benway School will be hosting a FREE Lunch and Learn on April 1st from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Social Emotional Learning and Executive Functioning. Our CST members can earn 1 CEU, tour the school, see our students’ STREAM Museum, and enjoy a free lunch. Our guest speaker Andrea Elrom will leave you with important information…

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